Thats what author Dick Staub discovered while writing his new book Christian Wisdom of the Jedi Masters (Jossey Bass) that compares Star Wars wisdom to Christianity.
He says todays generation wants to be Jedi Christians meaning they are dissatisfied with religion but hunger for a spiritual quest.
As Staub told one of his friends, Its like you want to be a Jedi Christian and my generation didnt produce a Yoda.
From there, he found a number of similarities between Christians and the Jedi: they both believe theres power in blood and that there is an unseen force that controls the universe.
Staub isnt recommending forgoing church to watch Star Wars movies, but he says hes reminded of the story of Balaams Ass in the Old Testament where God speaks to Balaam through his donkey.
He says, God speaks through whatever it takes.
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